Arthur Mercante Jr.
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- Yuri Foreman vs. Miguel Angel Cotto for the WBA World Light Middleweight Title - Mercante Jr. received mixed reviews for ignoring the towel thrown in by Foreman's corner and allowing the fight to continue.
- Roy Jones Jr. vs. Felix Trinidad - Trinidad returned from a 2 1/2 year retirement for this final bout against Jones Jr.
- Vernon Forrest vs. Michele Piccirillo for the WBC Super Welterweight Title
- Miguel Angel Cotto vs. Zab Judah for the WBA Welterweight Title
- Laila Ali vs. Shelley Burton for the WIBA Super Middleweight Title and the WBC Female Super Middleweight Title
- Vernon Forrest vs. Ike Quartey
- Zab Judah vs. Carlos Manuel Baldomir for the WBC Welterweight Title
- George Khalid Jones vs. Beethaeven Scottland - Scottland, who had taken the fight on short notice, was stopped in the tenth round and died six days later from his injuries.
- William Joppy vs. Felix Trinidad for the WBA Middleweight Title
- Jermain Taylor vs. Chris Walsh - Professional debut for Taylor
- Vinny Pazienza vs. Dana Rosenblatt (2nd meeting) for the IBO Super Middleweight Title
- Lennox Lewis vs. Evander Holyfield (1st meeting) for the WBC, WBA, and IBF Heavyweight Titles
- Shane Mosley vs. Eduardo Bartolome Morales for the IBF Lightweight Title
- Pernell Whitaker vs. Diosbelys Hurtado for the WBC Welterweight Title
- Lennox Lewis vs. Ray Mercer - Lewis won by majority decision
- Darrin Van Horn vs. Iran Barkley for the IBF Super Middleweight Title - Barkley claimed his second world title
- Terry Norris vs. Sugar Ray Leonard for the WBC Light Middleweight Title - Leonard who was easily defeated retired for six years following the bout